Model Year Details

1987 - Schools Class Locomotive - Eton

U.K.
900

Schools Class Locomotive - Eton

Model: Schools Class Locomotive - Eton (Overall Model page)
Running Number: 900
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Schools Class V
Schools Class V
Designer: Richard Maunsell
Class Information: Designed and built under the direction of Richard Maunsell by the Southern Railway (SR) for intermediate passenger services. The Schools Class became the last locomotives built in Britain to use a 4-4-0 wheel arrangement. The Class earned the distinction of being the largest and most powerful locomotives to ever operate in Europe using this wheel arrangement. More...
Weight: 114 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Regional Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-4-0
4-4-0
Model Information: Length - 9 3/8 inches - 23.9cm.
Models Produced: * 3,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: S.R. - Southern Railway
Logo: S.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
Southern Railway
Livery: S.R. Olive Green
S.R. Olive Green
Livery Details: Olive green with yellow lettering.
Company Information: The smallest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. The S.R. route mileage was the best in Britain by far, due to the dense population south of London. Passengers was the main cargo which pushed the S.R. to lead the emergence of elect
Year: 1987
Catalogue Number: R.817
Year Information: Smoke deflectors are included in the pack.
Model Motor: ---
Publication: Hornby Railways - 33rd Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 33rd Edition
Hornby Railways - 33rd Edition
Logo & Box Design:


UK Price List: £41.60
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

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Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT IMAGE
1986 R.817 1986
Schools Class Locomotive - Eton
1987 R.817 1987
Schools Class Locomotive - Eton

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
133 4-4-0 Schools Class Loco - R.380 October 1982
133 (Back) 4-4-0 Schools Class Loco - R.380 - Back October 1982

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